The unfortunate prime minister of the day will then have the unenviable task of standing at the despatch box and explaining to his voters why obeying EU rules is more important than providing heat and light to the British nation
Is this giving them full credit for their capacity for intellectual dishonesty and deception ?
Blame the industry for its slowness in installing green generating capacity. Be seen to be “doing something” about the crisis, by going to Brussels to consult the colleagues. Present the braking/bending of the rules as a triumph for european co-ordination. Or better, a personal triumph, demonstrating the PM’s influence in europe, and the benefits of being at the heart of …